The Regatta Mystery And Other Stories

Author: Agatha Christie
Editor: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425100417
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Nine tales of mystery and murder are marked by the detective skills of famous sleuths--Hercule Poirot, Mr. Parker Pyne, and Miss Marple

The Regatta Mystery Parker Pyne Version

Author: Agatha Christie
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062302736
Size: 15,68 MB
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Previously published in the print anthology The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories. Diamond merchant Isaac Pointz and his guests come ashore at Dartmouth to enjoy the fair after the yacht races. Over dinner, young Eve Leathern bets she can make Pointz's famous diamond, the Morning Star, disappear right at the table. When the girl does exactly that, she discovers she has made the priceless gem disappear more completely than she had intended. Fortunately, Parker Pyne is able to get to the bottom of what really happened to the Morning Star.

Mysteries Unlocked

Author: Curtis Evans
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476616086
Size: 16,40 MB
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In honor of the 70th birthday of Professor Douglas G. Greene, mystery genre scholar and publisher, this book offers 24 new essays and two reprinted classics on detective fiction by contributors around the world, including ten Edgar (Mystery Writers of America) winners and nominees. The essays cover a myriad of authors and books from more than a century, from J.S. Fletcher’s The Investigators, originally serialized in 1901, to P.D. James’ Death Comes to Pemberley, published at the end of 2011. Subjects covered include detective fiction in the Edwardian era and the “Golden Age” between the two world wars; hard-boiled detective fiction; mysteries and intellectuals; and pastiches, short stories and radio plays.

The Complete Christie

Author: Matthew Bunson
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671028316
Size: 13,53 MB
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Offers biographical details about the mystery writer's life, A-to-Z plot summaries of her novels, character listings, and film and television listings.

Twentieth Century Crime Mystery Writers

Author: NA NA
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1349813664
Size: 14,70 MB
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From Agatha Christie To Ruth Rendell

Author: S. Rowland
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230598781
Size: 18,93 MB
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From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell is the first book to consider seriously the hugely popular and influential works of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.Sayers, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine. Providing studies of forty-two key novels, this volume introduces these authors for students and the general reader in the context of their lives, and of critical debates on gender, colonialism, psychoanalysis, the Gothic, and feminism. It includes interviews with P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine.

Women Authors Of Detective Series

Author: Moira Davison Reynolds
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786409827
Size: 16,86 MB
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While the roots of the detective novel go back to the 19th century, the genre reached its height around 1925 to 1945. This work presents information on 21 British and American women who wrote during the 20th century. As a group they were largely responsible for the great popularity of the detective novel in the first half of the century. The British authors are Dora Turnbull (Patricia Wentworth), Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Elizabeth Mackintosh (Josephine Tey), Ngaio Marsh, Gladys Mitchell, Margery Allingham, Edith Pargeter (Ellis Peters), Phyllis Dorothy James White (P.D. James), Gwendoline Butler (Jennie Melville), and Ruth Rendell, and the Americans are Patricia Highsmith, Carolyn G. Heilbrun (Amanda Cross), Edna Buchanan, Kate Gallison, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Patricia Cornwell, Carol Higgins Clark, and Megan Mallory Rust. A flavor of each author's work is provided.

Short Story Collections By Agatha Christie

Author: Source Wikipedia
ISBN: 9781230585512
Size: 20,91 MB
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: The Mysterious Mr. Quin, Partners in Crime, Parker Pyne Investigates, The Listerdale Mystery, The Hound of Death, The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, Star Over Bethlehem and other stories, The Regatta Mystery, Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories, Three Blind Mice and Other Stories, While the Light Lasts and Other Stories, Double Sin and Other Stories, Problem at Pollensa Bay and Other Stories, The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, The Golden Ball and Other Stories, The Harlequin Tea Set, Surprise! Surprise!.

The New Cambridge Bibliography Of English Literature

Author: George Watson
Editor: CUP Archive
Size: 16,33 MB
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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 4 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.

Hercule Poirot

Author: Agatha Christie
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0006513778
Size: 15,98 MB
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At Last All The Poirot Short Stories In A Single Volume My Name Is Hercule Poirot And I Am Probably The Greatest Detective In The World. The Dapper, Moustache-Twirling Little Belgian With The Egg-Shaped Head, Curious Mannerisms And Inordinate Respect For His Own Little Grey Cells Has Solved Some Of The Most Puzzling Crimes Of The Century. Appearing In Agatha Christie S Very First Novel In 1920 And Her Very Last In 1975, Hercule Poirot Became The Most Celebrated Detective Since Sherlock Holmes, Appearing In 33 Novels, A Play, And These 51 Short Stories. Arranged In Their Original Publication Order, These Short Stories Provide A Feast For Hardened Agatha Christie Addicts As Well As Those Who Have Grown To Love The Detective Through His Many Film And Television Appearances.